To recoil, as from something unpleasant or difficult; shrink.
Shrink is defined as to become less, reduce or make smaller.
To cringe is to draw back or to move your face or body in order to shrink from danger or fear.
Ricochet is defined as to bounce off a surface and go another direction.
To subject (a metal, for example) to treatment in a reverberatory furnace.
To leap or spring, as in recovery
To bounce; rebound.
To release from a checked or inoperative position:
To present or propose for comment or approval. Often used with off:
(Football) To kick the ball
To turn away (one's gaze, for example).
To lower quickly, especially so as to avoid something:
To go out of a straight line; to deflect.
To move unsteadily or haltingly; stumble:
Shirk is defined as to avoid or get out of doing something that should be done.
To get rid of (tears, eye drops, etc.) by blinking
(Intransitive) To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
To move suddenly as when startled; jump; start; recoil
To move, go, or turn backward or in the opposite direction
To retreat is to withdraw or back away, especially from a dangerous or unpleasant situation or from a military engagement.
React is defined as to respond to something, or to act in opposition to something.
To pull, twist, push, thrust, or throw with a sudden, sharp movement
To meet or confront squarely or face to face
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
Approach means to move close to something.
In or toward the future:
To have an unexpected and unwelcome result; go awry; boomerang
Find another word for recoiled. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for recoiled, like: flinched, quailed, winced, shrunken, cringed, ricochetted, reverberated, rebounded, bounded, sprung and bounced.